Development Finishing Technician

San Francisco, CA
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posted by:
Meghan Bennett

Job Description:

Development Finishing Technician

Start Date:  ASAP

Assignment Length:  3 Months

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Pay Rate:  $25/hour



The purpose of this position is to execute, at an expert level, apparel finishing techniques including washing, dyeing, manual sanding, spraying, sponging, and manual pigment applications.



  • Execute garments to satisfy briefs from Finishing Managers
  • Translate verbal descriptions to tangible garment effects and / or follow example effects from vintage garments, swatches, and various other non-typical substrates
  • Communicate internally on methodology and process logic in order to provide estimated time analysis per application, and brainstorm on alternative solutions
  • Experiment with new methods, applications, and tools



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with apparel finishing techniques or dealing with a product and executing a process that requires creating a desired aesthetic or finished “look”
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, and hydraulics principles and systems a plus
  • Willingness to cross-train in all existing and new techniques
  • Visual interpretation skills
  • Good hand / eye coordination
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to speak English, and understand spoken English, sufficient to capably communicate with managers and co-workers